saturday. >> roger federer won his first title for nine months, winning the dubai championship. in the final, it was seeded higher than him in third. it showed early on with the czech taking the first 6-3. the former world number one came back to win the next two sets 6-4, 6-3. it's the 32-year-old's sixth dubai trophy. >> it was not looking good for a while. i got up, broken back, broken again, lost a set, broken to be down, a set in the break. i didn't think i would win tonight. he was consistent. i was going through phases big time. >> a second act title won by besha trove, taking the first set on a tie break.